Job Openings Systems Administrator – Level 1

About the job Systems Administrator – Level 1


Systems Administrator is a technical professional responsible for designing, organizing, modifying and supporting the organization’s computer systems.


  • Installing and configuring hardware and software
  • Provide technical support for both hardware and software issues on computer systems
  • Manage the configuration and operation of client-based computer operating systems
  • Monitor system performance
  • Respond immediately to security or usability concerns
  • Create and verify backups of data
  • Respond to and resolve help desk requests
  • Upgrade systems and processes as required
  • Evaluate vendors, processes and technologies to improve quality and efficiency of IT infrastructure
  • Collaborate with users to capture system requirements
  • Coordinate and scheduling outage for upgrade and patch management
  • Manage small IT projects to integrate into production
  • Provide inputs and guidance in development of new technologies and solutions
  • Support all preventative and emergency maintenance activities
  • Support problem management efforts, to include development of Root Cause Analysis documentation and resolution
  • Maintain and audit asset inventory



  • Bachelor’s degree in IT Computer related field preferred or 2 years of relevant experience


  • Understanding of OSI and TCP/IP model (TCP, UDP, CIDR, etc.)
  • Understanding of LAN networking protocols (PoE, STP, EIGRP, HSRP, VLAN, etc.)
  • Understanding of WAN networking protocols (BGP, PBR, MPLS, etc.)
  • Understanding of Wireless 802.11 protocols (802.11b/a/g/n/ac, WPA, WEP, PEAP, etc.)
  • Experience with monitoring, network troubleshooting and analytics tools
  • Experience with Windows server and Linux operating system
  • Experience with IP Address Management (DHCP, DNS)
  • Strong oral and written communication and presentation skills
  • Strong technical problem solving and analytic skills to isolate, recommend and implement solutions
  • Ability to follow tasks to completion and be dependable
  • Ability to work at in a fast pace environment, dealing with multiple priorities
  • Ability to manage projects
  • Ability to learn new technologies quickly
  • Ability to interact with team members without supervision
  • Demonstrate a professional business attitude when working with internal staff and external clients
  • Sense of urgency, initiative and competitive drive to get things done


Any of the following certifications are a plus:

  • CompTIA A+
  • CompTIA Network +
  • CompTIA Security +
  • CompTIA Server+
  • VMWare VCP-DT
  • Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
  • Accredited Configuration Engineer (ACE)
  • Cisco Certified Network Entry-level (CCNET)
  • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
  • Network Security Expert Level 1 (NSE 1)
  • Network Security Expert Level 2 (NSE 2)

General Requirements:

  • US Citizenship required
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a government security clearance
  • May be required to work additional hours to support business objectives
  • Limited availability to take leave during peak business cycles to support business objectives
  • Valid driver’s license and vehicle are required for this position as it requires client onsite support
  • Ability to maintain valid driver's license issued within the United States and proof of personal liability insurance (applicable for mileage reimbursement)
  • Must be willing to submit to assessment, background, and illegal substance testing prior to employment
  • Ability to travel, up to 75% of time to domestic locations

Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity Employer